Dr Krista Halttunen
Career Development Fellowship in Sustainable Finance
Dr Krista Halttunen is a Research Fellow at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. Krista's research focuses on transition finance and shareholder engagement for sustainability. Her other research interests include topics across the fields of energy systems, sustainability transitions, and sustainability in business.
Krista holds a PhD in Environmental Policy from Imperial College London, where she researched the future of international oil companies in the sustainability transition. She also has degrees in Physics and Philosophy (MPhysPhil) from Balliol College, Oxford, and Environmental Technology (MSc) from Imperial. Before her academic career, Krista worked as a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group and as a policy manager at Ofgem. She is also a family entrepreneur and a member of the Board of Directors at Halton Group, a global industrial company specialising in indoor air solutions for demanding spaces.
Halttunen K, Slade R, Staffell I (2022). “We don't want to be the bad guys”: Oil industry's sensemaking of the sustainability transition paradox. Energy Research and Social Science, Vol:92.
Bricout A, Slade R, Staffell I, Halttunen K (2022). From the geopolitics of oil and gas to the geopolitics of the energy transition: Is there a role for European supermajors? Energy Research and Social Science, Vol:88.
Halttunen K, Slade R, Staffell I (2022). What if we never run out of oil? From certainty of “peak oil” to “peak demand”. Energy Research and Social Science, Vol:85.